Ecuadoreans are voting in an election that could see the country turn its back on a decade of left-wing rule.
Dutch far-right politician Geert Wilders has launched his election campaign by referring to Moroccans as "scum". Wilders was campaigning in a multi-ethnic district near Rotterdam, which is a stronghol
Ecuador's ruling Socialists are hoping Lenin Moreno will be able to carry forward the Correa legacy as the country votes for a new president on Sunday.
Observers are predicting the poll will test the anti-establishment sentiment that has swept the UK out of the EU and Donald Trump into the US presidency.
UKIP leader Paul Nuttall has admitted past claims he lost close friends at the Hillsborough football disaster were false
France’s far-right leader Marine Le Pen visited a migration hotspot on the country’s border with Italy on Monday.
Austria’s president took another swipe at so-called populist parties on Monday as he held talks with European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker.
An official EU forecast published on Monday said that Britain’s economic growth will slow over the next two years amid uncertainty that surrounds the country’s future relationship with the…
Campaigning for France's presidential election began this week with three of the leading candidates addressing supporters in Lyon.
Far-right National Front leader Marine Le Pen kicks off her French presidential campaign in Lyon, with a promise to protect voters from globalisation.
The French centre-right candidate for the presidential election says he is unruffled by the scandal threatening to engulf his campaign.
US Democrats have stepped up their opposition to Donald Trump, by boycotting a planned committee hearing to confirm his Cabinet picks.
More than 1.3 million voters took part in the run-off vote organised by the French Socialist Party to pick their candidate for the country's upcoming presidential election.
A run-off vote pits pro-business ex-premier Manuel Valls against hard-left lawmaker Benoit Hamon to be the party's presidential candidate. Analysts say it could fracture the party and potentially hand
In Germany, the centre-left SPD has chosen Martin Schulz as its candidate in the battle to become the country’s next chancellor.
Italy’s Constitutional Court has modified a contested electoral law, in a move that could pave the way for early elections this year.
Prime Minister Mark Rutte published an open letter he wrote urging anyone who cannot respect Dutch customs to leave the country
Seven candidates are in the running, including former prime minister Manuel Valls
With the dawn of the New Year, the presidential hopefuls from France's mainstream political parties have begun to set out their plans ahead of the vote in the spring.
January: It is likely to be a busy start to the year for Europhiles in Romania and Bulgaria: as soon as they finish celebrations to welcome in the new year, they begin toasting their decade as members
Romania’s Social Democratic Party has nominated a woman from the country’s tiny Muslim minority for prime minister.
The Bolivian president has agreed to stand for a fourth mandate in 2019, after his party nominated him as candidate. This is despite a constitutional referendum in February.
Outgoing European parliament president Martin Schulz has hit out at so-called populist parties as he prepares to run in Germany’s federal elections.
Macedonia’s parliamentary election appears virtually tied with both sides in the former Yugoslavian Republic claiming victory.
Voters in Moldova’s breakaway Transdniestria region have elected former interior minister Vadim Krasnoselskii, as their new president.
Widely tipped to be France’s next President, François Fillon stormed to victory in US-style primaries last weekend to become the centre-right’s candidate.